Centre de recherches francophones belges

Fête de la musique

Information on La Fête de la Musique on 21 June 2013.

Fete de la musique poster

Launched in 1982 by the French ministry for culture, La Fête de la Musique has since become an unmissable annual event. Its concept: offering free concerts on the street and in public places, performed by voluntary musicians, both amateur and professional.

Celebrated in over 110 countries around the world, it is now the world’s largest music event, which this year will take place on Friday the 21st of June.

Once again, Edinburgh will joining the event with a series of performances, including:

  • Singer/songwriter Rosie Nimmo
  • La Clinik du Dr. Poembak
  • The Beat Poets
  • Jack and The’

For more information on the events happening as part of the festival visit the event page at the French Institute in Scotland website: